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Today we are going to share with you our “Top 5 tips for planning a wonderful destination wedding in Ireland” which we know will help ease the pressure of organising a destination wedding from afar !

The Right Location 

Ireland has lots of amazing locations for your beautiful destination wedding but we think you will agree that the West Coast of Ireland is the most amazing location for your Destination Wedding in Ireland. Whether it is one of the Wild Atlantic Way’s most scenic spots,a coastal haven, a golf estate, a lake view or more urban village or town the West Coast of Ireland has it all.

Tips for planning a wonderful destination wedding in Ireland

Finding the Perfect Venue

The array of amazing venues on West Coast of Ireland means there is sure to be one to suit every couple. Our venues include fairytale castles, majestical manor houses, coastal havens, amazing boutique venues and stunning resorts . You can check out all of our wonderful venues on the directory below and contact us with all your queries.

All of our venues offer different wedding packages to suit clients needs and number of guests, making your planning process that much easier. For the couple who prefer something more bespoke we can work with you & your venue to create a unique offering.

Tips for planning a wonderful destination wedding in Ireland

Engage A Wedding Planner

While many of you may feel you could plan your destination wedding yourselves without the assistance of a planner but when you are dealing with a destination where you may not know the lay of the land, have very little knowledge of venues or vendors or even the best locations for a destination wedding, it is best to engage a wedding planner.Hiring a Wedding Planner is probably our Top tips for planning a wonderful destination wedding in Ireland! Planning is where West Coast Weddings Ireland comes into its own again as Ireland’s leading destination wedding planners we are ready to work with you on creating the fairytale….contact us now to get the planning started .

Tips for planing a wonderful Destination Wedding in Ireland

Include Irish Traditions

No better way to introduce Ireland to your guests than to include some traditions in your wedding celebration.

  • Put the Child of Prague {a religious statue} outside in the garden the night before the wedding to guarantee good weather on the wedding day.
  • A silver sixpence/ marriage coin/ old Irish 5 pence is put in (or on the bottom) of the bride’s left shoe to symbolise wealth. This is not just to bring the bride financial wealth but also a wealth of happiness and joy throughout her married life.
  • Have the old Irish ritual of Hand Fasting as part of your ceremony
  • Exchange Claddagh rings as your wedding rings

Tips for planing a wonderful Destination Wedding in Ireland

A To-Do List

Even though the beauty of hosting a destination wedding usually means you will engage a Wedding Planner there are still some things you may choose to sort yourself such as the dress, health & beauty routine,stationary & honeymoon I have found it to be incredibly helpful to create an “I Do to-do list” it ensures you keep track of all the elements you are responsible for ! It can be incorporated into your over all “To Do” which the planner will provide.

 Tips for planing a wonderful Destination Wedding in Ireland

#Brides we hope you find today’s advise “Top 5 Tips For Planing A Wonderful Destination Wedding In Ireland” helpful!

And we look forward to hearing from you to get the planning started!

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